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's clinch of the world series satellite. we want to head over to john sasaki, live in the marina district, well, i see the folks right behind you john, now crowded into the streets. >> reporter: hey, heather, it's still going on and it's going to be going on for quite a while. you can see it's quite the scene out here. i have talked to quite a few people who were here two years ago. i was here two years ago and it does seem quite a bit more rowdy than it was two years ago. a lot of fireworks going off, including this big piece of fireworks, launching up into the sky, lighting up the nighttime sky as well. i want to tell you really quick that we were in the republic bar at scott and lombard at the end of the game, when sergio romo locked down the championship for the giants, and go ahead and take a listen. >> go romo! yay! whoo! yeah! [ applause ] >> we are are the champions! . >> reporter: certainly one of the best recommendions of "we are the champions," by queen that san franciscos have ever been experienced and they sang the theme song from two years ago, "don't stop living." by jour
is live with the efforts by pg & e to restore power to businesses and homes. we begin with john fowler. >> reporter: the death toll has jumped to at least 48. 6million people without power and many more problems still ahead. water is the problem. these pictures just in from new jersey. crews this afternoon still searching for survivors. early this morning three towns submerged. >> we lost everything right now. never thought it would happen like this though. >> reporter: the wind driven atlantic crashed through coastal communities, damage may top $20 billion. mile upon mile of beach front destroyed. including the famed atlantic city boardwalk. and asbury boardwalk turned to jumbled timbers. in queens new york as many as 100 homes destroyed including a correct congressman's by an explosive overnight fire -- including a congressmans by an explosive overnight fire. 260 patients including newborns were evacuated by one hospital when generators failed. thousands of uprooted trees, smashed roofs and crushed cars. >> this is not over i'm sure we have more weather to deal with. hopefully peopl
moments didn't involve the players but the announcers. >> side -- ♪ [ music ] dave fleming and john miller showed off their dance moves. >> fans packed not only streets but also the buildings lining the streets to watch the parade and john was right there with them. boy, what a day. >> reporter: incredible day. this day wasn't just about the giants and the championship but about the fans. they came from all over the bay area and beyond to cheer on the team. >> it's amazing because i'm so much closer though year than two years ago. it's great. >> just a great team that we all want to be here to celebrate and thank them and really bring the spirit of san francisco alive to the whole country. >> reporter: they enjoyed marching bands including the one from cal. even carnival dancers. most people along the parade route didn't make it to the city hall celebration so they missed when the player has to say. >> this is what you play for, this feeling, what a great way to bring the city together. >> i feel great. it's one of the greatest days of my life. >> reporter: early on people walk
and a half million people are without power in 15 states on the eastern seaboard because of sandy. john fowler is here now with the devastating toll and the promises of help. >> in the last few minutes the unofficial death toll rose to 66, thousands homeless, new jersey's governor today praised working with the president on disaster relief. the president toured the devastated new jersey coast late today. he declared new jersey and new york federal disaster areas. >> we are here for you and we will not forget. we will follow up to make sure that you get all the help you need. >> reporter: these pictures in from the connecticut coast, two dead here and hundreds of smashed homes. >> these houses are just absolutely devastated . >> reporter: the thousand mile wide storm america's biggest ever left tens of thousands essentially homeless. national guard troops still rescuing the displaced. >> telling us two days before power here and i lot of the first floor. >> reporter: surreal scenes in new york stanton island a boat washed onto a street. in manhattan flooded underpasses looking like s
of california's death penalty. ktvu's health and science editor john fowler is here with a look. >> reporter: a moral, ethical and economic debate, does the death penalty help protect us? >> reporter: prop 34 would repeal the death penalty. instituting life without parole. retroactive for the 725 right now. a 17% undecided. but a trend just the last two weeks, yes, jumped 4 points to 45%. could prop 34 pass? >> that is unknown at this point but it stands a better chance today than three weeks ago. >> reporter: the cost argument, $100 million a year to keep it. there are strong arguments on both sides. >> what is the right punishment for the evil? it isn't just about the killer. >> it is about public policy. how do we spend, what keeps us safer? >> yes, it is cheaper to lock them up than to execute them. >> we waste a bunch of money either way. >> reporter: our poll found religious differences. catholics favorites it. prodstants oppose it -- pausestants oppose it. the bay area supports repealing the death penalty. southern areas of the state oppose it. don't forget to vote tuesday. health and
in. >>> the party is just getting started in the city's marina district. ktvu's john sasaki joins us live from chestnut street. >> reporter: to quote yogi berra, this is deja vu all over again. this place is going mad. i want to point out all of these people who are throwing beer and champagne and dancing around with brooms because of the sweep. what happened this time is different than last time. if you can pan over the other way, over there. someone actually brought out a big sound still on a pickup truck and there are spontaneous dance party going on in the middle of the streets. you are a big giant's fan? >> i am. >> what is your name? >> monica. >> reporter: tell me what this feels like to win the second world series in three years? >> everyone is saying two years ago and it's great to be back here and welcome the giants back to san francisco. >> reporter: what brought you out here to chestnut? >> everything. you know? all the fans. >> reporter: i don't know if you guys can hear me now, but thank you, monica. on a personal note i have to tell you that my car is parked right
a favor in return. john fowler reports on the add -- additional groups in california and what they will find. >> reporter: 50 workers flew out today, 50 more tomorrow totaling 250 workers and 100 trucks that as yet another storm bears down on the devastated east coast. >> there's still about 150 million people without power. >> reporter: new york staten island hit exceptionally hard. four days without gasoline or electricity. >> you're going to die, you don't understand you have to get your truck here on this corner, now. >> reporter: i reached pg & e trucks, they said that the main concern is hospitals and health care centers. >> we have the election, our opportunity to exercise our rights to vote and that's kind of a big deal. >> reporter: i also phoned 37- year-old tarson a san franciscan who moved to find work. he said he had to work 30 blocks just to charge his phone. >> it's like a ghost town. it's very eerie. the only sounds that i hear are sirens. >> reporter: buss are now not running after sunset. the streets empty saved for police, a few taxis and roaming teenagers.
power. our health and science editor john fowler has been monitoring the storm and is here now with some remarkable pictures to show just how bad this storm is. >> look at this a levee breech in new jersey crews still looking for survivors. early this morning, three towns submerged. as many as 100 homes destroyed. winds topped 90-miles-an-hour in new york city a historic 13- foot storm surge flooded the city's subway system it could be four days before trains run again. 260 patients including newborns were evacuated from a manhattan hospital when generators failed. the wind driven atlantic crashed through coastal communities damaged may top $20 million, mile upon mile of beach front destroyed. including the famed atlantic city boardwalk. and asbury park boardwalk turned to a jumble of timberings. -- jumble of timbers. >> this is not over we still have more weather to deal with, hopefully people are able to stay safe until we get to the other side of this storm. >> reporter: in the appalachian, up to 3 feet of snow and the effects of the superstorm still being felt as far away as the grea
. new at o:00 ktvu's john sasaki talked to local volunteers who are heading east to lend a helping hand. >> reporter: at san josi airport this afternoon hundreds of people arrived from east coast. some happy to escape the impending storm. >> a lot of people are taking it seriously. so sounds like something is going to happen. i was glad to get out thereof before then. >> reporter: hurricane sandy is the big news up and down the eastern seaboard. it's set to mitt new jersey tomorrow and barium north monday and tuesday and could knock power for millions. >> my concern is there would not been election. >> reporter: being ready for what happens is in part of the responsibility of the red cross, which is sending 600 people from across the country to the region. >> just like getting involved, helping people. >> reporter: three of them leave for new jersey tonight from the san josi office. >> it's going to be very beneficial to a lot of people. it's exciting. it's kind of scary, because you don't know what you are getting into. and you know, that is why you read all the hardships and you g
. and one player's t-shirt, ktvu's john sasaki is live now in san francisco. >> reporter: here at at&t park, the crowds are just memory nows and there are different cheers now because of one t-shirt. a scene the bay area won't forget, the shirt sergio romo wore has people talking. i just look illegal. he sat behind sergio romo at the rally. >> i have been discriminated against. i think sergio romo has as well. people feel we could be from mexico and sometimes they feel we are illegal. >> reporter: the shirt resinates at the resource center in the mission. >> definitely very, very proud of sergio romo because he stood for undocumented. >> reporter: the director compared the shirt to another sports moment, the 1968 olympic games where they held up their fists in a black power salute. at at&t park, no one would comment on the message. >> closers are different. you saw wilson's out fit and sergio romo. i didn't think about it because i was taking in what was going on. >> sergio romo is a funny guy. he likes the people watching him. we know him. >> reporter: some criticized criticized the shirt
fund earlier in month. the fund works to reelect republicans and is closely linked to speaker john boehner. >> these republicans not surprisingly are usually dedicated to preserving the tax breaks. >> chevron's contribution is legal. the supreme court ruled in 2010 companies could spend unlimited money on campaigns. >>> an arizona group is being pseudoover an $11 million contribution to a california political action committee. it is under scrutiny because of the size and it was made anonymously. a sacramento superior court judge has ordered a full hearing. the arizona group that made the contribution argues it doesn't need to disclose its funding sources until after the election. >> thousands of community college stan students are hoping voters approve tax measures. new at 6:00, rob roth in hayward with the unusual step the community college has taken to inform students about what could be ahead. >> reporter: many students will have to wait for the november election to find out if the classes they need to graduate will still be offered in the spring. monica hopes to graduate from c
. >> reporter: san francisco is wash in orange. >> today is going to be fantastic. >> reporter: john hunkiewicz made coit tower look like a orange pop cicle. sitting the color orange is sate to stand for vitality and endurance. >> while the giants keep winning they will stay orange. >> reporter: noelle walker. >> the world series picks up with game three tomorrow in detroit. the first pitch coming at 5:07 our time. while the team is away, san francisco city officials are gearing up for a big event coming up in 15 minutes, the plans that some don't want to discuss because of superstitions. >>> we have developing news tonight from the south bay, police in campbell say they've caught a serial bank robber thank to a ktvu viewer. police say a tip from that viewer led them to 43-year-old tony piavesin of campbell. police say he is the same man seen in these pictures from a bank surveillance camera. they say the so called beanie bandit did not display a weapon, he just gave the teller a note. >> what we'll do is we'll go out there and it's always if you have like a high profile visibility is more of a
the company. john browett's departure is immediate. he cut staffing hours at apple's retail stores, a traditional retail move to improve profits but which, at apple, undercut what some describe as ambassadors of apple's brand who guide customers to in-person technical support. scott forstall's software division replaced google maps with apple's own maping application that suffered heavy criticism from iphone five customers. apple admits the retail cutbacks were a mistake and has apologized for weaknesses in its mapping application. boeing is delaying the delivery united continental. the airline picked up its first 787 in september. the timetable for the next delivery is unclear. meanwhile, boeing reportedly is closing a deal to sell 35 of its redesigned 737 aircraft to russia's aviation capital services. that deal is said to be worth $3.5 billion. billionaire warren buffett is taking his own advice. after mentioning he'd make an investment by purchasing a "couple hundred thousand single-family homes," buffett's berkshire-hathaway seems to be betting on residential real estate sale
of the house john boehner. >>> there is heartbreak for a n family torn apart by sandy. the bodies of two young boys were found in the marsh. coming up the mother says no one answered about her calls for help. >>> well, today is the day many apple fans have been waiting for. delivery of the knew ipad mini. u.s. apple stores will deliver them to people who placed early orders. many placed last week. it's a little more expensive than many expected with a starting price of $329. >>ll ght looks like i might get one. >> i think everyone in my house wants one. >>> let's go see what the roads are like. sal, how does it look? >> on friday it always looks better. doesn't it? >> yeah. >> it does look a little better. it's doing pretty well as you drive around the bay area. it looks very nice. heading out to the mccarthur maze and continuing out to an uncrowded bay bridge toll plaza. trying to get into san francisco it looks pretty good. no major problems on the lower deck. on the upper deck is where most people go. this is northbound 280 right now traffic is moving along very nice. let's go to steve. >>>
, john fowler, ktvu channel 2 news. >> what sandy looks like from the international space station. we sped up the video to joy how the storm moved. nasa is following sandy with its satellites providing data to forecasters. >>> three central california beaches are back open after a deadly shark attack. those beaches are all off the coast of santa barbara county. the people were allowed back in the water this morning. remember we told you earlier this week a surfer died tuesday after he was bitten by what's believed to be a 15-foot great white shark. >> first responders from around the world are in ayla my da county for a training exercise. seems like this one from last year's event will play out across the bay area. 32 different s.w.a.t. teams from as far away as chicago, even brazil, will take part in various emergency response scenarios. the cities where it will be taking place include alameda and walnut creek. >>> a city in the east bay may cancel its 4th of july celebration. they voted against the july 4th fireworks. the city says the event attracted too many people from neighborin
plays the last two weeks as the backup tailback to john hubert. >> gus: here's sams. he goes down hard. 56 seconds to go. this one close early. at one time 7-0, then 7-3. 13-10 at half time. we talked about coach snyder and his ability to make adjustments and score points after the break, and that's exactly how this has played out. 21 points more by kansas state in the third quarter. and they blew it open in the fourth, 55-24. >> charles: tom hayes, defensive coordinator, first year as coordinator at kansas state, making similar adjustments in shutting texas tech down. >> gus: a flag. he didn't have to work very much today, but i tell you what -- >> personal foul, roughing the punter, number 20, texas tech, 15-yard penalty, first down. >> gus: ryan doerr is a major weapon, charles davis. >> charles: half of his punts today have been down below the 20-yard line. he had two inside the ten to help them in field position. but he's likely to get rusty. the last two weeks he has not had to do much work at all. one punt at wvr est virginia, t today. he better make sure he stays lathered up in
. house speaker john tweeted mayb president obama can do. both capped dates will be cam -- candidates will be campaigning today in the make or break swing state of ohio. reporting live alison burns ktvu channel 2 news. >>> a new ktvu field poll shows a dramatic shift in how californians say they will vote on proposition 34. the proposed repeal of the state's death penalty. it shows a sudden rise in support for proposition 34. 45% of likely voters say they will vote yes. 38% say they will vote no. 17% of voters remain undecided on that proposition. now prop 34 would eliminate the death penalty in california and replace it with life in prison without the possibility of parole. supporters of prop 34 says keeping hundreds of inmates on death row costs the state millions of dollars every year. they also point to the cases where people convicted of murder were later found to be innocent. opponents of prop 34 call ate slap in the face to the family of murder victims. >> hey. what are you doing right now? >> i just came from voting. >> coming up at 6:45 how a group of bay area students are tr
these questions, as you know, john mccain and i sent a letter, month than two weeks ago, to secretary panetta, asking for some of these answers and we haven't heard anything and we sent another letter, yesterday, with the additional information we're hearing directly from the president about the order that he issued. why wasn't it followed? this makes no sense. >> chris: senator warner, we have a couple of minutes left and i want you and senator johnson to also weigh in. senator warner, you know, a skeptic would say, you know, yes, this investigation is going to happen after election day. but, we won't know the facts when people have to go vote. >> well, chris, again, in a number -- as a member of the intelligence committee, what we ought not to be doing is getting into some of these issues, candidly, that -- after what senator udall said, about drone assets and, even the reports your network has issued, the administration categorically denied, i have an enormous amount of faith in the process, and we are going to take on, in the intelligence community, a look at this and i have an enormous a
. he was joined by his wife, paul ryan and former new york mayor rudy giuliani and house speaker john boehner. >> bringing real change is not something that i just talk about, it's something they've done and that is something i will do with your help. >> romney warns that there could be another government shut down if president obama is re-elected. >>> voters in some parts of florida are waiting as long as four hours to cast their ballots early. this comes after governor scott reduced the window when early voted is allowed. >>> we want to show you some of the key battleground states critical to both candidates. we have them highlight on the map for you. let's break down what is happen in the states. the polls giving the president at least a four point lead over mitt romney in at least five states. you can see nevada and new hampshire giving president obama a six point lead, virginia and michigans have mitt romney trailing by five. iowa voters have it narrowed to a four point margin n colorado it's a little harder to track because there are two dualing polls there. and then there are t
is down. the un-ment employment rate is up to 7.9%. now, the romney campaign said the johns report is a sad remainder that we are at&t standstill--that we are at&t standstill. and here is president bahama. he started with the positive. >> this were morn--this morning we learned that companies added more jobs in october. >> reporter: both president obama and mitt romney are campaigning in ohio today. >>> a new washington post poll is suggesting that the race for the white house is still neck in neck. 49% of likely voters nationwide support president obama. 48% say they are voting for theman challenger, mitt romney. and election workers say if-off a vote by mail ballot, you need to take it in by hand or any polling place on election day. that is because for votes to count they have to be received by 8:00 p.m. on tuesday. a postcard showing it was mailed before tuesday is not good enough. >>> it is 8:16 boat owners are being warned to look occupant for activity after a--look out for activity after a series of boat thefts. six boths were stolen last month. here is a picture of a boat
. i think that carried through and i see john sasaki trying to track down sergio romo. good luck with that, because he is quick on his feet and he is excited. why not? john gave up. there is romo who threw that beautiful strike 3 past the looking miguel cabrera to give the giants the second title in three years. >> i love the reaction shots. see how this guy reacted and that guy sergio romo's reaction is priceless. if you looped it for a half hour, i would look at it for a half hour. >> no question. >> he was not meant to be the closer of this team. brian wilson went down and sergio came in and there was a question of who was going to be the closer with closer by committee. type, they used castilla but, sergio romo in the playoffs became the closer. look like romo was overcome by the moment. he got out of the car. he could not contain himself any longer. he got out. he is a people person. it's fun to see the interaction between fans and players because just the way things are in these days, a lot of these fans never get close to the players. >> there is brandon belt. a lot of the
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